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May 26, 2024

Lafayette, LA – Accident With Injuries on I-10 Near Duson St

May 26, 2024

Lafayette, LA (August 31, 2021) – On Tuesday, August 31st, highway patrol officers were dispatched to the site of a car accident with injuries.

The crash happened in Lafayette at about 9:00 a.m. It took place in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 near the off-ramp for Duson Street, near milepost 92.  

Emergency medical personnel also responded to the scene to provide the injured parties with any necessary medical treatment or emergency transportation.

No additional information is available at this time.

This accident is under investigation by the Louisiana Highway Patrol.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Traffic Accidents in Lafayette

Lafayette, LA - Accident With Injuries on I-10 Near Duson St

Speeding is a problem drivers can face on any roadway, not just major highways. Roughly 34% of all fatal speeding accidents take place on urban and rural roadways.  

Our Lafayette personal injury attorneys fully support our clients and strive to see that they gain maximum compensation for their losses.

Drivers should be aware of how fast they are going. They also need to be aware of the speed of those around them. Louisiana has a lot of popular tourist areas and often hosts exhibits that draw large out-of-state crowds. Drivers from other areas are not familiar with our speed limits and are less likely to follow traffic laws than full-time residents.

Lafayette Personal Injury Attorneys

Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys at Smiley Law Firm care for their clients. When an accident that stems from another driver’s negligence causes you harm, you need to reach out to a reliable Lafayette car accident attorney as soon as you are able.

Vehicle speed is a circumstance in 30% of all crash fatalities. On any of Louisiana’s roadways, you should always be aware of your speed. Even though it can be tempting to drive faster, speeding up by even a few miles per hour increases your odds of getting a citation and being injured in an accident. 

If you were injured in a vehicle collision, don’t wait to contact our car accident attorneys in Lafayette by calling our offices at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, and schedule a free case evaluation to learn about the legal options you have available.

Note: These posts are constructed with the use of secondary sources. These sources include but are not limited to local and state news stories, local and state police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about injury accidents that take place in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. We did not independently verify the fact surrounding this accident. If you locate any information that is inaccurate, please contact our firm and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will also remove this post upon request.

Disclaimer: These posts are created to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in Louisiana. We hope that by casting light on serious accidents like this one, other drivers will take heed, and avoid being seriously injured in a similar accident. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information contained in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.

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